Sam Austin


Hello. I'm Sam Austin, a writer living in a little village in the english countryside of somerset, which according to many of my friends and neighbours is filled with all manner of big cats and other creatures. I have never seen them, but I'm sure they are lurking somewhere around dark corners.

When I'm not pondering dangerous creatures hiding in shadows, I can usually be found writing. I write a mix of horror, science fiction, paranormal and mystery. I am currently dragging one science fiction / crime novel through revisions, while planning a paranormal romance (filled with action and death - because that is how I like my romance). I also write short stories, which are mostly horror but do vary across genres.

I currently have two short horror stories 'What You Wish For' and 'Monster' up on amazon and plan to write much more over the coming year. To keep an eye on what I'm writing next my blog is

Where to find Sam Austin online


An Education
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror » General
An Education: In the not too distant future, class sizes have increased and education has become mandatory in England. As an enforcer, Sarah Payton's job is to force the few parents trying to dodge the system to get back in line. After all, children need an education, so she's doing the right thing. Isn't she? An Education is a 2500 word short story. A bonus story 'It'll be a riot' is included.
Monster and Wishes: An Omnibus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Horror » General
Since May 2013, Sam Austin has been publishing short stories. This collection contains all the short stories published so far, including one new flash fiction story published nowhere else.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » General
A newly turned vampire fights for humanity to see her as anything other than a monster.

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